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    Endangered minds of Niger's future generation - 18 Jul 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Educating their children is the key to the future for Tuareg nomads who are losing their traditional way of life.

    However, in Tazerzait, a remote area of northern Niger, the only school was seized by the army and turned into a barracks to fight the Tuareg rebellion.

    Niger's civil war is damaging its children, and destroying the potential of the country as a whole.

    Al Jazeera's May Welsh reports from northern Niger on the endangered minds of the Sahara's future.